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Stock Turbo PSI HELP

How much pressure can my stop 7.3 turbo handle safely??? I want to put out a good amount of boost but not have to worry about my turbo coming apart. I have the DP Tuner, Wicked Wheel, Banks Big Head Actuator, and ITP's boost annihilator. What kinda numbers can I see guys?
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I know a few guys hitting 30 with custom tunes like you

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I can hit 28 with 80hp econo Dp tune and stock turbo and wastegate. Haven't even tried to watch boost with 140hp extreme tune. I get bad surge towing and want either a housing or WW and bigger wastegate!!

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I would keep it at 28psi make your turbo last any higher and u are out of the turbos map and making more heat and loss of power!!!!

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I would keep it at 28psi make your turbo last any higher and u are out of the turbos map and making more heat and loss of power!!!!
correct, at 30psi you'll be needing to buy bulk rebuilt kits lol

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haha ok thanks guys I appreciate it. 28 it is, no more. now where can I learn how to adjust my new Banks Big Head Actuator when I install it??
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haha ok thanks guys I appreciate it. 28 it is, no more. now where can I learn how to adjust my new Banks Big Head Actuator when I install it??
X2. I'd like that info too

2001 Limited Excursion
4" Level Kit w/ 315/12.50/16 KM2'S
Isspro Performax Guages W under dash pod
38R
FFD 238/100's
T500 HPOP
Sinister RR
Foil delete
Dp F-6 w/ 9 tunes including stock
4" turbo back exhaust.........still w/ muffler
5" tip
S&B updated intake......
HP Xover
6-Red LED's in cab
Edge Evolution for code reader
Prodigy brake controller
Jvc CD with amp and 10" Extant sub

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